Uber says it received over 3,000 reports of sexual assault in U.S. in 2018
Ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies Inc said it received over 3,000 reports of sexual assault related to its 1.3 billion rides in the United States last year, in a report aimed at ensuring drivers and the public it was serious about safety.
Indian police kill four men suspected of raping veterinarian, draw cheers
Indian police shot dead four men on Friday who were suspected of raping and killing a 27-year-old veterinarian in the city of Hyderabad, a police official told Reuters, drawing applause from her family and citizens outraged over crimes against women.
Labor group accuses Google of illegally firing workers to stifle unionism
The Communications Workers of America union filed a federal labor charge against Alphabet Inc's Google on Thursday, accusing the company of unlawfully firing four employees to deter workers from engaging in union activities.
Hong Kong unrest contributed two percent points to third-quarter GDP contraction: official
Social unrest in Hong Kong contributed two percentage points to the city's economic contraction in the third quarter, Paul Chan, financial secretary of the city's government, told legislators in a televised hearing on Friday, citing "rough estimates".
Hong Kong police chief calls for peace ahead of big protest march
Hong Kong's police chief has urged citizens to demonstrate peacefully ahead of what is expected to be a large-scale pro-democracy march on Sunday, an event planned amid a lull in violence in the Chinese-ruled city.
Chinese defy Hong Kong's protest gloom in hunt for bargain stocks
Chinese investors more than doubled their Hong Kong stocks purchases this year, braving market headwinds from violent street protests and the protracted Sino-U.S. trade war, which have battered the Asian financial hub's economy.